Education and Training

The 2014 CAPC Seminar in Photos

November 1, 2014 | By CAPC Staff
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Diane E. Meier, MD, CAPC Director, (left), kicked off the event with a plenary presentation that highlighted the enormous growth of palliative care in recent years. She also identified the palliative care financing opportunities that have been created by health care reform. A young professional looks on intently.

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Other plenary speakers included Sister Carol Keehan, DC, RN, MS, (top left), David Weissman, MD (top right), Graeme Rocker, MD (bottom left), and former Senator William H. Frist (bottom right).

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David Weissman was also awarded the 2014 CAPC Innovation Award for his many contributions to the palliative care field.

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Throughout the weekend, concurrent session presenters identified specific, mission-critical issues and offered real-world solutions. These sessions also allowed attendees the opportunity to ask pointed questions.

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The poster session showcased palliative care program solutions to common problems through visuals and informal presentations.

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Intensive sessions and office hours gave attendees small-group discussion time with colleagues and expert faculty.

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Hundreds of attendees took to social media to share their reactions and favorite quotes from the weekend. The hashtag #CAPCseminar14 garnered over 4,000 unique tweets during and after the event.

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The excitement of the weekend was evident in the faces of attendees who bonded over shared experiences.

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